The Poor In Ancient Egypt

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The poor in Egypt lived in houses that were made with straws, palm leaves, and some rudimentary bricks. The rich lived in houses that were made with ‘’good’’ wood. In Egypt wood was expensive. The two main differences are the materials and how much space they had. If you are struggling you need to really understand what is going on in houses and out on the streets. Egyptians homes were made from bricks of sun dried mud, called adobe, because wood was scarce. Rich had their patch of land outside the city, where they had room for orchards and vineyards. In the poor their clothing were made of linens ranging from coarse to fine texture. It was decorated with feathers and sequins. Men wore a short skirt called a kilt. To dress to parties the
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